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Here's Your Guide To The 2020 Primary Election In LA

L.A. County mock election at Salazar Park in East L.A. September 28, 2019 (Al Kamalizad for LAist)
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It's democracy time again.

The 2020 primary election is coming up real fast, and there are a lot of big races -- and changes to our voting system -- to absorb. The presidential primary. The race for L.A. district attorney. Early voting. New voting centers.

Enter: Voter Game Plan.

Voter Game Plan is our guide to your 2020 ballot, and it's the destination for all your voting needs and questions (and we will continue to update it as we approach the elections). Head to and you'll find:

  • A sample ballot where you can look at all your choices, save your selections, and email them to yourself or a friend
  • A handy FAQ on how to vote, including all the upcoming deadlines, information about the new voting centers, and what to expect with L.A. County's new voting machines
  • Written guides to all the major races in the March primary (we'll be adding these in the weeks leading up to the election)
  • A place for you to tell us about the issues you want candidates to address as they vie for your vote
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We're also answering your questions.

What do you want to know about the voting process? Are you looking for details about a race? How about options for voting with a paper ballot? Deadlines for switching parties? How about voting in the presidential primary if you're registered as No Party Preference?

Ask us anything in the box below. We'll do our best to get back to you with an answer. It might even help inform our election resources or coverage.